--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" <sparaig@> wrote:
> >
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <jstein@> 
wrote:
> <snip>
> > > > > I'm not familiar with Chou's jokes about her mother.  It
> > > > > would depend.  As to fag hags, that's a bit different,
> > > > > because fag haggery is a behavior of choice--usually adult
> > > > > choice--not something one is born into or brought up with.
> > > > > Behaviors of choice are pretty much fair game, by me.
> > > > > 
> > > > > On the other hand, if by making fun of fag hags she's
> > > > > also making fun of homosexuals *as a group*, that's
> > > > > another story entirely.
> > > > 
> > > > Fag hags are women that chase homosexual men because they are 
> > > > homosexual.
> > > 
> > > Yes, or women who just hang out with homosexual men.
> > 
> > Usually those are not given the term "fag hag" unless they hang
> > with them BECAUSE they are homosexual.
> 
> Usually that's why women hang out with gay men,
> but not to chase them.  They do it because of the
> absence of sexual tension; they can enjoy the
> company of the opposite sex without having to be
> constantly on guard against being hit on.
> 
> I went through a period of fag haggery myself when
> I was a lot younger and not really sure of myself
> around heterosexual men.  (Some of the friends I
> made then are still among my very closest, so I'm
> really glad I had the opportunity.)
> 
> > > Your point was?
> > 
> > How would making fun of a fag hag be making fun of the people 
they 
> > are chasing?
> 
> I don't think "chasing" is really it, Lawson.  I'm
> not even sure that's what "fag hag" refers to at all.
> 
> In the sense I defined it above, making fun of a fag
> hag could be done on the basis that homosexuals are
> somehow inferior people (sort of like "nigger lover").
>

The only people I've heard referring to fag hags are gay men.






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